SCIENTIFIC NAME: Taxodium Distichum
COMMON NAME: Bald Cypress
SPECIFICS: 6″ Pot
UNIQUE CHARACTERISTICS: Bald Cypress is a long-lived, deciduous wetland species that grows along rivers, streams, and creeks as well as in swamps with slow moving water. It can live up to 600 years old. It is a legendary tree of the Deep South known for its “knees,” moss-draped crown, and buttressed trunk. It occurs in the coastal plains along the Gulf and the Atlantic Ocean and north up through the Mississippi River Valley. Bald Cypress likes full/ partial sun and moderate water and fertilizer.